Yuma police: Shot fired, man killed in encounter with officers

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(Source: Yuma Police Department) (Source: Yuma Police Department)

Yuma police say a man was taken to a hospital with undisclosed injuries after a shot was fired during an encounter with police. Yuma police said Saturday morning that the suspect died at the hospital of his injuries.

The suspect is identified as 51-year-old Steve Steenhard.

A Police Department news release says one shot was fired when two officers were responding to a domestic violence call at a residence Friday night.

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The news release doesn't specify whether a police officer fired the shot.

The release says no officers were injured and that the department is investigating the shooting.

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It also says the department wants anyone with information about the case to contact police.

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